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Disease or Condition — Cancer, Tumors, and Abnormal Cell Growth:
rectal cancer

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Description

Malignant rectal neoplasm is a type of cancer that affects the rectum, which is the last part of the large intestine. It is usually caused by abnormal cell growth in the rectal tissue. Symptoms of malignant rectal neoplasm can include rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits, and a feeling of fullness in the rectum. Treatment for malignant rectal neoplasm typically involves surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

Synonyms
  • malignant rectal neoplasm
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